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Jethro [Jĕth'rō]—pre-eminence or excellence. The father-in-law of Moses, and an Arab sheik and priest of Midian (Exod. 3:1, 4:18; 18:1-12). Called Reuel or Raguel meaning “friend of God” in Exodus 2:18 and Numbers 10:29, and Jether in Exodus 4:18.
Devotional content drawn from All the Men of the Bible by Herbert Lockyer. Used with permission.